One year after Egypt’s military rulers forced Hosni Mubarak out, an internal struggle over power and political reform continues with no clear end in sight, writes Brian Katulis.
Rudy deLeon and his national security team demonstrate that patient diplomacy with China is paying increasing dividends in global efforts to isolate Iran over its nuclear ambitions.
America can play a leadership role in protecting civilians and expanding diplomatic options in Syria’s conflict without resorting to direct military intervention, write Sarah Margon and Brian Katulis.
As it engages with the ascendant Freedom and Justice Party, the United States needs to keep respect for basic human rights and political pluralism high on the agenda, writes Brian Katulis.
The United States will face more hurdles to advancing an Egypt policy that deals with security, political, and economic issues following the post-Mubarak transition, writes Brian Katulis.
The United States must continue to use the most effective tools available to deal with Iran’s nuclear program, write Rudy deLeon and Brian Katulis.
It’s time for America to move on from Iraq, writes Brian Katulis. But the Obama administration needs to stay vigilant on unresolved problems in the country and the region.
The United States needs to use its leverage to get Iraq’s leaders to play a constructive role in helping end the bloodshed in Syria, writes Brian Katulis.
Pakistan's decision to disengage from the multilateral effort carries risks for Pakistani interests in Afghanistan and worldwide, write Caroline Wadhams and Brian Katulis.
Diplomatic and political efforts to achieve a lasting peace in Afghanistan will take years to produce lasting results and require a major rethink of the current approach, says Brian Katulis.
Issue Brief On foreign policy, today’s conservative movement remains trapped in the legacy of the George W. Bush administration, write Brian Katulis and Peter Juul.
The Al Qaeda network is reeling. The time has come to sharpen U.S. national security infrastructure to meet the challenges of the 21st century, write Brian Katulis and Peter Juul.
Brian Katulis says the Obama administration’s Middle East multitasking will grow more complicated this fall. He offers some advice.
Video Brian Katulis, back from a recent trip to Afghanistan, explains why the United States needs a plan to help the country stand on its own after U.S. troops withdraw.
Report John Podesta, Brian Katulis, and Caroline Wadhams outline steps U.S. policymakers can take to promote a successful handover of responsibility to the Afghan government after U.S. troops withdraw.